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Blast Friday is a free food and craft festival featuring a live concert from local and national touring artists on the Tampa Bay Times Cleveland Street Stage. Food trucks and vendors will be serving a wide variety of freshly prepared specialty food and beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages that will be available for purchase. Concert goers are welcome to bring their lawn chairs to watch the concert. Beer sampling, live local music and other activities will be located in the 600 block of Cleveland Street.


VIP and SUPER VIP Tickets Available!
A limited number of SUPER VIP packages for all Blast Friday concerts, priced at $49 are available. SUPER VIP tickets include a seat in the first three rows of reserved general admission seating directly in front of the Tampa Bay Times Stage, a meet and greet opportunity with band members, two complimentary beers or wine and access to super VIP tent, which includes snacks. In addition, a limited number of VIP packages for all Blast Friday concerts, priced at $29 are also available, which includes a general admission ticket in the reserved seating section directly in front of the Tampa Bay Times Stage and two complimentary beers.


EVENT INFORMATION

Blast Friday 2018-19

 Blast Friday: Fastball and The Black Honkeys
Fri, Jan 25 at 5:30pm
Cleveland Street District

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Blast Friday 2018-19

Blast Friday: The Fixx
Fri, Feb 22 at 5:30pm
Cleveland Street District
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Blast Friday 2018-19

Blast Friday: The Rippingtons
Fri, Mar 29 at 5:30pm
Cleveland Street District
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Blast Friday 2018-19

Blast Friday: Greg Billings and The Superstars featuring Ronnie Dee
Fri, Apr 26 at 5:30pm
Cleveland Street District

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Blast Friday 2018-19

Blast Friday May - TBD
Fri, May 31 at 5:30pm
Cleveland Street District
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Directions
Blast Friday Clearwater is located in Downtown Clearwater on the 400 block, directly in front of the Capitol Theatre.

From St. Petersburg – Head north on I-275 towards Roosevelt Blvd (SR 686); head west and follow signs to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.  Cross the Bayside Bridge.  Take the Gulf to Bay Blvd exit (SR 60).  Use the left 2 lanes to turn left (west) onto Gulf to Bay Blvd (SR 60), towards Clearwater/Clearwater Beach.  Gulf to Bay Blvd turns into Court St.  Turn right onto Ft. Harrison Ave (heading south).  Turn left (heading west) onto Cleveland St.  The Capitol Theatre will be located on your left hand side, at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave.

From Tampa – Head west on the Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60) towards Clearwater Beach.  Continue on Gulf to Bay Blvd (SR 60), towards Clearwater/Clearwater Beach.  Gulf to Bay Blvd turns into Court Street.  Turn right onto Ft. Harrison Ave (heading south).  Turn left (heading west) onto Cleveland St.  The Capitol Theatre will be located on your left hand side, at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave.

From Tarpon Springs/Palm Harbor – Drive south on East Lake Rd (SR 611).  East Lake Rd becomes McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn right (west) onto Gulf to Bay Blvd (SR 60).  Gulf to Bay Blvd turns into Court St.  Turn right onto Ft. Harrison Ave (heading south).  Turn left (heading west) onto Cleveland St.  The Capitol Theatre will be located on your left hand side, at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave.


Parking
Ample, public parking and metered parking is available in Downtown Clearwater.  For more information on public parking locations, please refer to the City of Clearwater’s website.  Downtown parking meters are not enforced Monday-Friday after 6pm and all day on Saturdays and Sundays.


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